Torysa (river)

The Torysa (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈtɔrisa], Hungarian: Tarca) is a river in eastern Slovakia. Its source is in the Levoča Mountains and it flows through the towns of: Lipany, Sabinov, Veľký Šariš, Prešov, and into the Hornád river near Nižná Hutka, southeast of Košice. It is 124 km (77 mi) long and its basin size is 1,349 km2 (521 sq mi).[1]

Torysa
Nabrezie Torysy Presov.jpg
Torysa river in Prešov
Location
CountrySlovakia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationLevoča Mountains
Mouth 
 • location
Hornád near Nižná Hutka
 • coordinates
48°38′29″N 21°21′30″E / 48.6414°N 21.3582°E / 48.6414; 21.3582Coordinates: 48°38′29″N 21°21′30″E / 48.6414°N 21.3582°E / 48.6414; 21.3582
Length124 km (77 mi)
Basin size1,349 km2 (521 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average8.2 m3/s (290 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionHornádSajóTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

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